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Sun Jun 12, 2016, 07:19 PM

Co-worker: Omar Mateen homophobic, 'unhinged'

A former Fort Pierce police officer who once worked with 29-year-old Omar Mateen, the assailant in an Orlando nightclub shooting that left at least 50 dead, said he was "unhinged and unstable."

Daniel Gilroy said he worked the 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. shift with G4S Security at the south gate at PGA Village for several months in 2014-15. Mateen took over from him for a 3 to 11 p.m. shift.

Gilroy, a former Fort Pierce Police officer, said Mateen frequently made homophobic and racial comments. Gilroy said he complained to his employer G4S Security several times but it did nothing because he was Muslim. Gilroy quit after he said Mateen began stalking him via multiple text messages 20 or 30 a day. He also sent Gilroy 13 to 15 phone messages a day, he said.

"I quit because everything he said was toxic," Gilroy said Sunday, "and the company wouldn't do anything. This guy was unhinged and unstable. He talked of killing people."


"it did nothing because he was Muslim"? I doubt his being Muslim kept them from firing him.

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Response to octoberlib (Original post)

Sun Jun 12, 2016, 07:22 PM

1. This stinks.


Not sure of what, but this story stinks.

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Response to Darb (Reply #1)

Sun Jun 12, 2016, 07:34 PM

2. Why wouldn't an ex-police officer contact authorities

if he heard a co-worker threatening to kill people? Maybe his threats were vague. The journalist who tweeted it said that it was from one source with no corroboration.

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Response to octoberlib (Reply #2)

Sun Jun 12, 2016, 07:37 PM

3. Not that part, this whole thing with the


FBI checking this guy twice, the killers' idiot father and his broadcasts, the gays kissing in Miami, etc. etc

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